Re: lintian warning about a perl script
Adam Klein wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 28, 1999 at 04:04:22PM -0500, Peter S Galbraith wrote:
> > I don't understand the repeated warning below:
> > $ lintian ../gri_2.2.0-1_i386.deb
> > W: gri: perl-script-needs-dependency "perl" usr/bin/gri_unpage require "get
> > The scripts have the line:
> > require "getopts.pl";
> > But this is a standard part of perl. What do I do to satisfy lintian?
> Ah, but it's not included in the perl-base package, so you'd need to add
> Depends: perl
Thanks Adam, I see now.
It's a shame that _I_ added that functionality to the the scripts
to spit out a usage message with the -h option and asked the
upstream maintainter to add them in. I'll take 'em out as this
package doesn't really need to depend on perl.